The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says network engineering job opportunities will grow by about 3% through 2031. While this growth is slightly slower than the average for other occupations, the BLS says, “Despite limited employment growth, about 23,900 openings for network and computer system administrators are projected each year, on average, over the… Read More »
Should You Put Non-Degree Coursework on Your IT Resume?
A common question IT job candidates ask our recruiters is what they should list on their resumes. It’s a good question, especially when trying to stay succinct while listing all your skills. But what about the non-degree coursework you’ve taken? Should you even bother listing it? The answer is: It depends. Does Your Resume Need… Read More »
The Key to Holding a Successful 1-on-1 Meeting
Modern IT teams do more than gather requirements, write code, and deploy features. These teams are part of a complex collaboration to innovate and build cool tools, which means your soft skills are just as crucial as your coding ability. One of the biggest challenges IT experts sometimes face is handling one-on-one meetings with staff… Read More »
How to Lead with a “Yes and” Mindset…without Overpromising
Saying yes too often to too many projects can often lead you down the wrong path toward overcommitting and underdelivering. For a leader, bad form can frustrate your team and give you a bad reputation. How can you show eagerness to lead by accomplishing great things without overpromising? Let us introduce you to the Yes… Read More »
What Does a Security Engineer Do and Should You Consider This as a Career Choice?
More than 22,500 IT workers are classified as security or cybersecurity engineers in the United States. No matter their title, these positions are increasingly in demand. The latest estimates suggest 3.5 million cybersecurity jobs will be open by 2025. If you have experience in the digital security field, the chances are high there might be… Read More »
What is the Role of an Automation Engineer?
Automation is hot. Historically, the term “automation” suggested the robots found in factory settings. Today, that’s one aspect of modern automation, a growing technique, and a trend in every workplace of all sizes. Business Daily says, “Every business process is on the table for automation, especially as technology becomes more sophisticated.” Automation lets companies streamline… Read More »
The Key to Getting Over Your Imposter Syndrome
Have you heard the expression, “Fake it till you make it?” There’s a reason this phrase is popular. Imposter syndrome, or the idea that you don’t really deserve to be in the position you’re in, is a common feeling for anyone new to their career. But it’s particularly prevalent in knowledge workers coming straight out… Read More »
Three Books Every Tech Leader Should Read in 2023
Many leaders read books regularly to learn and improve themselves continuously. According to surveys and studies, successful leaders often have reading as a habit. A five-year study of more than 200 self-made millionaires found they don’t watch TV, but 86% say they read, and 63% say they listen to audiobooks on their morning commute. Simply… Read More »
What is it REALLY Like for Someone New to Their IT Career?
Information Technology offers a lucrative career for anyone considering breaking into the field. Tech talent is so highly in demand right now that many companies are willing to train anyone new to the field to make them job-ready. There are a variety of career paths available in IT, and if you’re good at the job,… Read More »
Do You NEED LinkedIn in IT? Can You Avoid It Altogether?
LinkedIn is unquestionably the top business networking platform in the world. This social site has more than 830 million members and continues growing. This makes the platform a favorite for recruiters seeking IT talent. But for experienced developers and others in the IT field, LinkedIn can feel a little like the Wild West, with job-toting… Read More »